[monday, march 24, 2014]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[03/24/14 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 24
Updates include: Betsy Brandt cast in ABC's "The Club"; Krysta Rodriguez departs "How I Met Your Dad" at CBS; and Paul Guilfoyle to wrap his 14-year run on "CSI."

[03/24/14 - 07:40 PM]
Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort from the Highly Anticipated Film "The Fault in Our Stars" to Present During the "2014 MTV Movie Awards" Live Sunday, April 13 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Additionally and prior to the main event, fans will get a special opportunity to see an exclusive scene from the film during the "2014 MTV Movie Awards Pre-Show."

[03/24/14 - 03:20 PM]
The Cast and Creator/Executive Producer of ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" to Chat Live Via Twitter Tonight During the East Coast Feed of the Spring Finale
Fans should tweet the cast and Executive Producer to ask their questions and include the hashtag #SwitchedAtBirthChat in their tweets.

[03/24/14 - 03:01 PM]
The Joke's on National Geographic Channel When RiffTrax Turns April Fools' Programming Into "A Total Riff Off"
Your favorite Nat Geo programming with some unconventional commentary worked in around the narration and dialogue - three hours of it.

[03/24/14 - 02:36 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ABC's "Shark Tank," "20/20" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Disney Channel's "A.N.T. Farm," Discovery's "Sons of Guns" and Syfy's "Helix."

[03/24/14 - 01:39 PM]
"E:60" Explores Perfect MLB Games in "E:60 Presents: PERFECT"
The film examines the psychological swings, phenomenal fielding plays and unknown details that led each perfect pitcher to a place in baseball history.

[03/24/14 - 01:30 PM]
Casting Begins for "Utopia," A Bold New Social Experiment, Coming Soon to FOX
The series is looking for motivated and adventurous people who possess the passion and determination to create and build a whole new world - just the way they want it!

[03/24/14 - 12:18 PM]
Special 90-Minute Episode of "Friday Night Tykes," "Tackling Tykes," To Premiere on Esquire Network Tuesday, April 1
The special, hosted by Kevin Frazier, will go beyond a mere season recap with the cast and will explore issues surrounding competitive youth sports in America.

[03/24/14 - 12:13 PM]
TLC Pulls Back the Yellow Tape and Goes Into the Interrogation Room with "Women of Homicide"
The new eight-episode series premieres Wednesday, April 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[03/24/14 - 12:06 PM]
Chiller Launches "Killer Shorts" Film Contest
The winning short will make its on-air debut on Chiller following the premiere of the original anthology film, "Chilling Visions: 5 States of Fear," on July 11.

[03/24/14 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Announces Its 2014 Summer Schedule
Returning series include "The Bachelorette," "Motive," "Extreme Weight Loss," ""Mistresses," "Wipeout" and "Rookie Blue."

[03/24/14 - 11:55 AM]
First Character-Look Image Revealed of Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth
Check out the latest image from FOX and Warner Bros. Television's upcoming drama "Gotham."

[03/24/14 - 11:35 AM]
2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Averaging 9.2 Million Viewers; Highest Viewership in 21 Years
CBS spins the numbers for its NCAA coverage to date.

[03/24/14 - 11:26 AM]
Cast and Executive Producers of "The Fosters," Including Executive Producer Jennifer Lopez, to Chat Live with Fans Via Twitter During the Season Finale of the ABC Family Series, Airing Tonight
The episode was written by "The Fosters" Executive Producers Bradley Bredeweg and Peter Paige and directed by Norman Buckley.

[03/24/14 - 11:25 AM]
"Extra" and "The Voice" Partner for the First Time with "Extra's 'The Voice' Bootcamp Experience" to Give Aspiring Singers a Vocal Workout
Viewers interested in competing will have the chance to audition online at Extratv.com/thevoice until midnight Friday, April 18.

[03/24/14 - 11:10 AM]
Animal Planet to Reel in "River Monsters" Fans with First-Ever Live Aftershow on April 6 Following Two-Hour Season Premiere
The special will be moderated by long-time executive producer Lisa Lucas and broadcast from the Knight Studio at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

[03/24/14 - 11:01 AM]
NBC's Hit Weight-Loss Series "The Biggest Loser" Launching Nationwide, Seven-City Search for New Contestants
Individuals, families and former athletes who have at least 100 lbs. to lose are encouraged to apply for the new season.

[03/24/14 - 10:54 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Claims 4 of the Week's Top 5 Broadcast Drama Gainers
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 3-9.

[03/24/14 - 10:33 AM]
Hit Series "Life Below Zero" Returns for a New Season of Isolation, Bitter Cold and a Never-Ending Fight to Survive, Premieres April 17, 9 PM
National Geographic Channel's cult hit series is back for a new season of battles against the bitter cold, unpredictable weather and hungry wildlife.

[03/24/14 - 10:05 AM]
"Billy Crystal 700 Sundays," Adapting His Smash Tony-Winning Broadway Show, Debuts April 19 on HBO
An autobiographical journey, "700 Sundays" is an original two-act play in which Crystal plays numerous characters who have influenced who he is today.

[03/24/14 - 10:03 AM]
Ben Sherwood Named to Succeed Anne Sweeney as Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks and President, Disney/ABC Television Group in February 2015
Effective immediately, Mr. Sherwood will begin the transition as Co-President, Disney/ABC Television Group.

[03/24/14 - 09:56 AM]
Animal Planet Goes Wild in Emotional and Incredible Journeys of Humans Raised by Animals
Look for "Woman Raised by Monkeys" to premiere this Tuesday, March 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/24/14 - 09:11 AM]
Syfy's Popular Time Traveling Series "Continuum" Returns for Season Three on Friday, April 4 at 10PM
Co-stars Rachel Nichols, Erik Knudsen and Victor Webster are back with brand new episodes.

[03/24/14 - 09:03 AM]
New Artist of the Year Nominees to Perform at ACM Fan Jam on ACM Awards, April 6
These artists join previously announced ACM Fan Jam performers Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line.

[03/24/14 - 09:00 AM]
E!'s "Worst Thing I Ever..." Series pf Specials Continues with "Worst Thing I Ever Bought" Premiering Wednesday, April 9 at 8:00PM ET/PT
Amber Rose, Snooki and Aubrey O'Day are among those featured in the half-hour special.

[03/24/14 - 08:56 AM]
Each NBC Sunday Series Builds on Its Adults 18-49 Lead-In
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 23.

[03/24/14 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's Sunday Dramas Hold Strong Against and an NCAA Basketball Tourney-Boosted CBS
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 23.

[03/24/14 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Overrun Sparks CBS Victory in Viewers, Demos
The 41-minute push into primetime drives the Eye to its first Sunday win since January 26.

[03/24/14 - 07:19 AM]
SEC Network Hires Greg McElroy as a College Football Analyst
McElroy joins analysts Jesse Palmer and Tim Tebow along with commentators Paul Finebaum, Brent Musburger and Joe Tessitore on a growing roster of experts contributing to the network's coverage.

[03/24/14 - 06:08 AM]
Bravo Fans Have Spoken! Winners Announced for the First Ever "Real Housewives Awards"
The final winners were announced throughout Bravo's Sunday night lineup last night.

[03/24/14 - 06:03 AM]
Hallmark Channel's New Original Primetime Series "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" Welcomes Five-Time Golden Globe(R) Nominee Marilu Henner as Special Guest-Star
Other special guest stars announced so far in this first season include Valerie Harper, Della Reese and Valerie Bertinelli.

[03/24/14 - 05:06 AM]
FOX, Twitter and the Advertising Research Foundation Release Study Examining the Value of Earned TV Twitter Audience
Among the findings: TV show viewers who recall seeing tweets mentioning a show's brand partners are much more likely to view that brand as appealing.

[03/24/14 - 03:01 AM]
"Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy" Original Two Hour Television Movie to Premiere This Memorial Day
"We are excited to share such an important story with our viewers this Memorial Day," said Stan E. Hubbard.

[03/23/14 - 07:15 PM]
CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Tip-Times and Announce Teams for Regional Semi-Finals
Coverage begins on Thursday, March 27 and Friday, March 28 with the Infiniti NCAA Tip-Off pregame show at 6:00/5:00c on TBS.

[03/23/14 - 11:40 AM]
2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Delivering Highest Viewership in 23 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, March 22.

[03/23/14 - 09:01 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides NCAA Coverage to Victory in Viewers, Demos
The Eye's telecast of Oregon #7 vs. Wisconsin #2 helps the network top the charts last night.

[03/23/14 - 08:49 AM]
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" Generates NBC's Three Top Total-Viewer Results in Its Time Period, Excluding Sports, of the Past Three Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, March 22.

[03/22/14 - 12:08 PM]
2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Delivers Most-Viewed First Friday in 23 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Friday, March 21.

[03/22/14 - 09:15 AM]
"Whose Line" and "Hart of Dixie" Give The CW Big Friday Gains
The CW spins the numbers for Friday, March 21.

[03/22/14 - 09:03 AM]
"Grimm" Captures Its Top Total-Viewer Result Since January 24
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, March 21.

[03/22/14 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Shark Tank" Top Demos for Fourth Consecutive Week
Plus: The CW's "Hart of Dixie" posts gains in its new Friday home among adults 18-49.

[03/22/14 - 08:30 AM]
"Shark Tank" Draws 2nd-Largest-Ever Audience and "20/20" Equals a Season High in Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, March 21.

[03/21/14 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 21
Updates include: ABC Family pulls the plug on drama pilot "Alice in Arabia"; Alfre Woodard tapped as President in NBC's "State of Affairs"; and Lindsay Sloane cast in "The Odd Couple" at CBS.

[03/21/14 - 09:30 PM]
Turner Sports and CBS Sports Announce Tip Times and Match-Ups for Third Round Games on Sunday, March 23
Exclusive live coverage continues with third round action on Saturday, March 22.

[03/21/14 - 04:42 PM]
Get Ready for "Bachelor in Paradise"
ABC has announced a brand-new series featuring the "Bachelor" stars you love, hate, and love to hate - all hoping for one more chance at love.

[03/21/14 - 03:13 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy" Lead Demo Pack
Plus: numbers for FX's "Saint George," Animal Planet's "Ice Cold Gold" and CMT's "Party Down South."

[03/21/14 - 12:44 PM]
USA Greenlights Two New Drama Series and Renews "White Collar" as It Continues to Expand Its Powerful Slate of Originals
The new additions include the Tom Ellis-led "Rush," from Jonathan Levine; and the Jason O'Mara-led "Complications," from Matt Nix.

[03/21/14 - 12:35 PM]
"Last Comic Standing" Returns to NBC May 22 with Judges Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters, Along with New Host JB Smoove
The series will regularly air Thursdays at 10:00/9:00c on the Peacock.

[03/21/14 - 10:09 AM]
Spike TV Orders a Fourth Season of "Bar Rescue"
The new season - featuring 20 more episodes of the network's popular original series - will debut on Spike TV this fall.

[03/21/14 - 10:05 AM]
HBO Documentary Films to Release "The Case Against 8" in Theaters June 6
The film takes a riveting inside look at the groundbreaking Supreme Court case that overturned Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage.

  [march 2014]  

(series past and present)
(series in development)
(tv movies and mini-series)

[10/26/16 - 03:23 PM]
Lifetime Partners with "The View" for Primetime Event Program, "The View Live Election Special"
The special will feature "The View's" co-hosts from their set with a live studio audience, election-themed Hot Topics, interactive election activities and up-to-the-minute results from key battleground states.

[10/26/16 - 02:01 PM]
Freeform Says Farewell to "Pretty Little Liars" with an Exclusive One-Hour Tell-All Following the Series Finale
Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse, as well as executive producer I. Marlene King, will sit down for an hour long unbarred and uncensored tell-all after show.

[10/26/16 - 01:31 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Poster and New "Presidential" Teaser for Stephen Colbert's Live Election Night Special
On election night, Colbert will be reacting in real-time to the election results as the state by state returns come in, making it the perfect election night destination for people who want to see all the latest news, without actually having to watch the news.

[10/26/16 - 12:45 PM]
New Comedy "The Mick," Starring Kaitlin Olson, to Premiere Sunday, January 1, After NFL Doubleheader, on FOX
The series will then regularly air Tuesday nights following "New Girl."

[10/26/16 - 11:42 AM]
Samantha Bee Interviews Her First Male President, Barack Obama
Said installment of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" airs Monday, October 31 at 10:30/9:30c on TBS.

[10/26/16 - 11:00 AM]
Starz Adds Michael Nyqvist, Nazanin Boniadi, Nicholas Pinnock and Sara Serraiocco to Spy Thriller "Counterpart"
The espionage thriller with a metaphysical twist also stars Oscar(R) winner J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams and Harry Lloyd.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
Weinstein Television's Epic Scripted Event Series "Waco," Lands on Spike TV
Previously announced in August, the six-part event series is based on the harrowing true story of the 1993 FBI siege of a religious sect in Waco, Texas that resulted in the deadly shoot out and fire.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
"Broad City" Original Series Soundtrack Available Friday, October 28 via Milan Records in Association with Comedy Central Records
The album artwork and packaging is designed by artist Mike Perry, who is also the creator of the animated show opener for "Broad City," and features an insert with spliff-rolling instructions.

[10/26/16 - 10:23 AM]
The CW Gets Into the Spirit with Its Schedule of Upcoming Holiday Specials
New this holiday season, The CW will broadcast an original holiday special, "Terry Crews Saves Christmas," for five hour-long episodes across four consecutive nights, starting Tuesday, December 20.

[10/26/16 - 10:09 AM]
WGN America's Hit Supernatural Thriller "Salem" Returns Halloween Week Wednesday, November 2 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
In advance of the premiere, the network released a riveting new trailer featuring a gruesome twist on "Cats Cradle."

[10/26/16 - 09:26 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Opens on Top for FOX
The network's coverage is up more than 17% among adults 18-49 from last year.

[10/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Disney Begins Production on New "Muppet Babies" Series, Slated to Debut in Early 2018
Geared towards kids 4-7, each episode will feature two 11-minute stories that follow the Muppet Babies on various adventures as they let their imaginations take them to the farthest corners of the universe.

[10/26/16 - 09:00 AM]
Esquire Network Teams Up with Nick Offerman and the Movember Foundation to Throw a "'Stache Bash" to Raise Awareness of Men's Health
Take a look at Nick chatting about moustaches and tune in to the marathon to see the best of the beards and flavor savers.

[10/26/16 - 08:56 AM]
Travel Channel Says Week of December 25 Is the Perfect Time for a "Chill-cation"
Travel Channel's favorite experts and explorers - Josh Gates, Jack Maxwell, Anthony Melchiorri, Don Wildman, Andrew Zimmern and Zak Bagans - will lead ultimate chilly escapes with ice-themed episodes of the network's most popular series.

[10/26/16 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Brings You "Home for the Holidays" with Series and Specials from Thanksgiving Through the New Year
Highlights include new seasons of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" and the re-monikered "The Great American Baking Show."